Graduate Certificate in eLearning Leadership Overview The “millennial generation” has demonstrated a preference for learning through non-traditional and informal strategies. As the demand for technology-based solutions grows so will the need to have trained professionals prepared to develop and deliver distance learning solutions. Additionally, as corporations seek to enhance training and the delivery of that training to an increasingly global workforce, they are looking to distance learning to help achieve their organization’s learning goals while at the same time controlling costs and maintaining quality control.Building on Drexel University’s success in developing large-scale, high quality e-learning programs, the accredited Graduate Certificate in E-Learning Leadership is designed to meet the needs of today's working professionals across many fields. This certificate provides, in a concentrated format, the most contemporary knowledge and skills needed for students who do not wish to pursue a master's degree but would value a credential that demonstrates their learning.Students will be taught to:Understand the entrepreneurial aspects of leading an e-learning enterprise including how to develop a business planDiscover and endorse emerging technologies with the overall goal of enhancing both individual learning and the educational venture as a wholeImpart leadership over approach to pedagogy and e-learning technologies—including virtual worlds, mobile devices, and gaming environments—to optimize learning outcomes and return on investmentDesign educational content and programs for the purpose of dissemination via varying online formats, including home, office, and mobileProgram FeaturesA flexible, completely online program that fits easily into your busy work and personal scheduleNamed one of “America’s Best Colleges” U.S. News & World ReportA highly interactive online learning method allows extensive interaction with faculty and other classmatesState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.Requirements ELL 501The Purpose and Business of E-Learning3.0ELL 502E-Learning Technologies3.0ELL 503Teaching and Learning Issues in E-Learning3.0ELL 504Learning Technologies & Disabilities3.0ELL 604Design & Delivery of E-Learning I3.0ELL 605Design & Delivery of E-Learning II3.0Total Credits18.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo letters of recommendation (professional or academic)Personal Essay (500 - 750 words) describing your interest in the program. Specifically: How the program relates to your previous educational activities If changing course, why are you moving in a new direction with your educational goals How the program relates to your current line of workHow you plan to apply the program to your future goals ResumeAdditional requirements for International StudentsAn interview may be requested. Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $894 per credit. (A 25% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1192 per credit) This rate applies only to new online students.Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2016-2017 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2016 September 19, 2016 December 3, 2016 December 5, 2016 December 10, 2016 Winter 2017 January 9, 2017 March 18, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 25, 2017 Spring 2017 April 3, 2017 June 10, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 16, 2017 Summer 2017 June 26, 2017 September 2, 2017 September 5, 2017 September 9, 2017 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning Leadership Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.